Metacritic Journal


for Comparative Studies and Theory

ISSN 2457 – 8827
Ștefan Baghiu,  Cosmin Borza

Ștefan Baghiu, Cosmin Borza

Ștefan Baghiu is a PhD and Assistant Professor of Romanian Literature and Literary Theory with the Department of Romance Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu. His PhD thesis consists of a quantitative analysis of the translation of novels in Romania during the communist period between 1948 and 1989. He now works on a postdoctoral research on the translation of novels in the Romanian space between 1794 and 1947. He co-edited The Culture of Translation in Romania (Berlin: Peter Lang, 2018) and Ruralism and Literature in Romania (Berlin: Peter Lang, 2019). He is the coordinator of The Digital Museum of the Romanian Novel: The 19th Century (https://revistatransilvania.ro/mdrr) and The Digital Museum of the Romanian Novel: 1901-1932 (https://revistatransilvania.ro/mdrr/1901-1932)


Cosmin Borza is a senior researcher at the “Sextil Puşcariu” Institute of Linguistics and Literary History of the Romanian Academy. His work deals mostly with twentieth- and twenty-first-century Romanian literature, Post-Communist East-Central European Culture, critical theory, and the relationships between literature and ideology. He is the author of two books of criticism (Marin Sorescu. Alone among the Canonical Writers – 2014 and Canonical Debate Today. The Case of Romanian Postwar Literature – 2016).